Introduction

This will show you how to disassemble the controller and remove the charging port for replacement

Unscrew the four 6.5mm screws, using a Phillips-Head screwdriver. Pry the two halves of the shell apart using a plastic opening tool. Be careful, as there will be a ribbon connecting the inner workings of the controller. It will not separate into two parts just by pulling apart the shell.
  • Unscrew the four 6.5mm screws, using a Phillips-Head screwdriver.

  • Pry the two halves of the shell apart using a plastic opening tool.

  • Be careful, as there will be a ribbon connecting the inner workings of the controller. It will not separate into two parts just by pulling apart the shell.

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Pull the ribbon cable out of the motherboard port to fully separate the two halves, using a pair of tweezers. Pull the ribbon cable out of the motherboard port to fully separate the two halves, using a pair of tweezers. Pull the ribbon cable out of the motherboard port to fully separate the two halves, using a pair of tweezers.
  • Pull the ribbon cable out of the motherboard port to fully separate the two halves, using a pair of tweezers.

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Pull the ribbon cable from the charge port, using a set of tweezers. Pull the ribbon cable from the charge port, using a set of tweezers.
  • Pull the ribbon cable from the charge port, using a set of tweezers.

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Grip the right hand corner of the opaque white piece  with a pair of tweezers, and pull it upwards to remove it. Grip the right hand corner of the opaque white piece  with a pair of tweezers, and pull it upwards to remove it. Grip the right hand corner of the opaque white piece  with a pair of tweezers, and pull it upwards to remove it.
  • Grip the right hand corner of the opaque white piece with a pair of tweezers, and pull it upwards to remove it.

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Lift the clear plastic piece up by its right hand corner. Pull it to the right to remove the bottom left hand corner from the groove. Remove the clear plastic piece. It pushes in easily.
  • Lift the clear plastic piece up by its right hand corner.

  • Pull it to the right to remove the bottom left hand corner from the groove.

  • Remove the clear plastic piece. It pushes in easily.

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Peel off the black sticker on the charge port, using a pair of tweezers. Unscrew the 4.50mm screw in the center of the port chip, using a Phillips-Head screwdriver. Pull the charging port out  with a pair of tweezers.
  • Peel off the black sticker on the charge port, using a pair of tweezers.

  • Unscrew the 4.50mm screw in the center of the port chip, using a Phillips-Head screwdriver.

  • Pull the charging port out with a pair of tweezers.

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Conclusion

To reassemble your device, follow these instructions in reverse order.

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